Livermore, Ca

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Who May Exhibit ?

  • Non-commercial groups.
  • Those based in Livermore or serving primarily Livermore residents receive priority.
  • Groups which have exhibited less than four weeks in the previous twelve months receive priority.


What Does It Cost?

  • The space is free and exhibits are open without charge.


  • How Often and for How Long Can Space Be Reserved?

    • Minimum of one week.
    • Maximum of four weeks per twelve months.
    • No more than twelve months in advance.
    • Groups which have not used the space in the past twelve months get priority.


    What Spaces Are Available?

    • The following spaces are available:
      • Art Gallery
      • Large Gallery Bulletin Board - 4' x 8'
      • Small Gallery Bulletin Board - 4' x 6'
    • The entire space selected must be filled.


    What Fixtures Are Provided?

  • Cobra and Steel Cable with self locking hook display system.


  • May We Bring Other Display Fixtures?

  • Yes, if they have the prior approval from the Library Director.


  • How to Reserve the Bulletin Boards

    • Contact the Library Administration Office - 925-373-5500 extension 5599 Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..
    • Complete and print the exhibit form.
    • Exhibitor provides a full list of items to be displayed including monetary value when the exhibit is installed.
    • Library accepts no responsibility for the preservation, protection, possible damage or theft of any item displayed or exhibited.


    How to Reserve the Gallery

    • Contact the Library Administration Office - 925-373-5500 extension 5599 Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for current availability before filling out a form. 
    • Complete and submit an Art Gallery Interest Form to Library Administration from the 1st-5th of the month no more than a year in advance of the month you want to exhibit. For example, you would submit an Interest Form September 1st-5th of 2011 for an exhibit in September 2012. You will then receive a written response around the 10th of that month.
    • Exhibitor provides a full list of items to be displayed including monetary value when the exhibit is installed.
    • Library accepts no responsibility for the preservation, protection, possible damage or theft of any item displayed or exhibited.


    What Are the Exhibit Standards?

    • All items displayed in the gallery must be stabilized so that they may be installed using the Cobra and Steel Cable with self locking hook display system.
    • Lettering on all signs and labels should be of high quality, neat, and clear.
    • Labels must be mounted on the item being exhibited rather than the wall.
    • A sign including contact information about the exhibitors is recommended.
    • Prices of items for sale and contact information for purchase may be listed on a single sheet.
    • Exhibits may not be changed after installation.


    When and How Are Exhibits Installed?

    • Exhibitors are entirely responsible for installing their displays.
    • Exhibitors must provide all necessary equipment including ladders for display installation.
    • Bulletin Board users should provide a backing to cover the cork surface.
    • Exhibitors must install the entire display at the same time.
    • When possible exhibits should be installed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m..
    • Installation time must be coordinated with the Library Administration Office to avoid conflict with Community Room users and other exhibitors.


    Reconsideration of an exhibit
    Print a request for reconsideration of an exhibit. Forms can be submitted to the Library Administration office located at the Civic Center Library - 1188 S. Livermore Avenue.